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    Thaksin says Thai election ‘rigged’, marred by ‘irregularities’

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    Thailand’s military was accused Monday of rigging the country’s first election since a 2014 coup, with former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and his pro-democracy party complaining of ‘irregularities’ in preliminary results....

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    Trump jubilant after Mueller finds no collusion

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    The White House was jubilant Monday after the massive Russian collusion probe cleared president Donald Trump, freeing him to campaign for reelection — and tell Americans that he was right all along....

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    Britain can still avoid no-deal Brexit, says EU commissioner

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:59pm on March 25, 2019

    EU economic affairs and tax commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Monday he believed Britain would not leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement. EU...

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    Russian military planes deliver troops, cargo to Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 01:29pm on March 25, 2019

    Two Russian military planes delivered troops and equipment to Venezuela over the weekend, Russian state news agency Sputnik reported Sunday. ‘Two Russian planes arrived in...

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    NZ PM orders top-level investigation

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, into the events leading up to a March 15 attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people....

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    Thai junta poised to retain power as nation awaits vote results

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:29am on March 25, 2019

    Thailand’s election results were due Monday, with the junta appearing poised to hold on to power in a vote that saw its main rival diminished...

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    Six hurt in central Israel rocket attack

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:51am on March 25, 2019

    Sirens sounded in central Israel while police and medics said that a house was on fire leaving six people injured on Monday after a suspected...

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    Mueller report marks Trump’s political victory

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 08:59am on March 25, 2019

    US special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between president Donald Trump’s election team and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved...

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    Thai junta party takes lead in first general election since 2014 coup

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:00am on March 25, 2019

    Thailand’s ruling junta took an unexpected lead in the country’s first election since a 2014 coup with more than 90 per cent of ballots counted,...

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    Motorbikers protest at Philippines’ new plate regulation

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:57am on March 25, 2019

    More than 10,000 motorcycle riders staged a motorcade on Sunday in the main highways of the Philippine capital Manila to protest at new regulations forcing...